Happy New Year's Eve, readers! Whether you have fun plans for a night on the town tonight, or whether you will be ringing in 2014 from the comfort of your couch, know that all of us here at The Baby Sleep Site wish you and yours the happiest possible New Year! :) In the spirit of counting down, we thought it would be fun to do a countdown of our own. That's why, today, we are presenting you with the top 13 Baby Sleep Site blog articles of 2013. So, without further delay -- here are the
toddler waking at night
Two of my neighbors and my best friend all had babies within just a couple of weeks of each other less than 8 weeks ago. All of them have commented on the sleep deprivation that goes along with having a newborn and one asked me when my babies started sleeping through the night. First, I always need to ask what that means to someone because, for some, they mean to have a baby sleep through the night, including feedings, and others mean sleep straight through 10-12 hours, with no feedings.
Many parents with babies who are troubled sleepers figure the baby will outgrow the issue. Some do, but many simply don't. If your 4 month old is waking up a lot at night, you might think it's normal. But, when she is 12 months, 18 months or 2 years old and now a toddler, you're wondering just when she might outgrow this night waking problem or if she will at all. There are a number of reasons why toddlers wake up at night. This article will outline a few main reasons: Night Waking by